Over eight years of programming, development, and management experience; seven years of which have been professional, fast-paced, and high-demand. Notable strengths include strong experience in project management, team and individual development, outstanding motivation, innovative problem solving, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Software Architect & Consultant
10/2012 - Present
Manage large scale software projects for mutliple clients, successfully managing development teams and sys admin staff. Provide one-on-one advice on software architecture and design decisions. Handle hiring and talent aquisition, as well as training of new developers and team integration. Successfully keep projects on-time as well as on-budget.
Owner, Web Development Manager
05/2001 - Present
Design and develop various websites and web-based applications as business ventures as well as for a wide variety of clients.
Manage employees to successfully meet goals and deadlines, satisfy clients, and generate a solid revenue stream for the company.
Launched and operate a large-scale SMS gateway service, SMSCloud.com, which powers many of the large SMS service providers on the web.
Web Development Manager
06/2008 - 10/2012
Developed, maintained, and managed a complex, custom e-commerce platform for multiple high-traffic, high-revenue e-commerce websites built on Zend Framework 1. Provided one-on-one web development training and consulting. Successfully managed design/development staff to meet deadlines. Developed an innovative, one-of-a-kind wheelchair parts shopping platform that has revolutionized the way people around the world get parts for their wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment. Led and managed the development of a new, open source e-commerce platform built on Zend Framework 2. Websites worked on include SouthwestMedical.com and Quickie-Wheelchairs.com.
12/2004 - 06/2008
Introduced and implemented open source technologies to the companies. Provided personalized, one-on-one PHP training and consulting to superiors and co-workers while assuming various development roles among the subsidiary companies (see below).
OdysseyWare, Inc. (Glynlyon, Inc. Subsidiary)
07/2005 - 06/2008
Worked successfully in small teams to create and implement new, innovative ideas and solutions. Created advanced Flash applications, tools, and games. Created dynamic games, videos, and other dynamic learning activities to enhance web-based K-12 curriculum. Developed web-based tools to help curriculum authors be more efficient. Created advanced, interactive, web-based user interfaces for various online products.
Alpha Omega Publications, Inc. (Glynlyon, Inc. Subsidiary)
12/2004 - 07/2005
Assisted converting an inefficient ASP website to a successful, PHP-driven website (see www.aop.com and connected sites). Assisted with HTML/CSS Design. Developed many miscellaneous PHP applications to increase efficiency of the website(s).
Competitive Event Judge
04/2008 - 06/2008
Appointed judge for the following events at the 2008 Arizona FBLA State Leadership Conference: Web Site Development, Help Desk, and Public Speaking II. Appointed judge for E-Business and Web Site Development events at the 2008 FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA.
Web Developer (telecommuting contractor)
07/2006 - 05/2008
Created a custom, proprietary "Network Operations Center" (N.O.C.) software to manage the operations, handle emergencies, and remotely administrate a complex, high-speed network of dedicated servers in a state of the art data center. Developed a custom, proprietary live sales chat solution with advanced features to allow sales representatives to respond to customers from their mobile phones. Create and maintain a collection of web-based tools to assist in the operations of the hosting company.
08/2007 - 02/2008
Created new, innovative web-based advertising solutions to increase revenue. Developed voting system and custom Youtube player with integrated voting buttons for the "So You Think You're a Star?" singing competition. Planned and executed the development and deployment of all new radio station web sites.
Web Developer (on-site contractor)
04/2006 - 12/2006
Created custom PHP back-end for subscription-based website, utilizing CC-Bill credit card processing. Developed proprietary, web-based photo gallery management software. Handled HTML/CSS design aspects of web projects.
NCA Accredited Charter School, Gilbert, AZ
Competitive Event Awards
Résumé last updated Tuesday, October 30th, 2012.